to make a win/deal/deal, etc. safe or complete Based on MSCD, I guess you`d say the parties will make a deal instead of closing it. (See . B MSCD 2.21 and 8.18.) Previous use is certainly common and just as certainly redundant. Why not just type? Prepositions have the ability to focus on verbs and turn them into prepositional verbs (or “two words”), even though it seems that verbs went well without the preposition. It`s something my daughter and I exchange notes on. Some examples that choose: to make a deal or end an argument with someone, I could influence by popular usage, but Google offered me 143,000 results for “a contract concluded” and 1,260,000 moves for “a contract concluded. Tom`s concern is that because entering means “entering, it would be useless to follow with the entrance. But the best thing is not to be too literal when dealing with two-word verbs. For example, consider going back to what it means to “arrive unexpectedly,” as in “He showed up at my house tuesday morning.” I challenge you to arrive at this meaning by combining the respective meanings of linement and installation.
I want to tell you that we agree, to be part of a formal agreement or a treaty, so I stand by the conclusion. But I invite you, dear reader, to vote in the following poll. In order to reach agreement on a subject on which people had differing opinions, I understand the idea that the conclusion of a treaty might be superfluous. But English is full of legitimate two-word verbs.